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Newsroom - News that gets you talking

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Introducing the revolutionary news app that's powered by the people, for the people. Get your own Newsroom and get the best stories from around the world. Simply explore a list of topic-based discussions, which we call vibes, to find the news that matters to you. From there, join the discussion by sharing your reactions and evolve the conversation by posting stories from around the web. Many people out there are passionate about the same topics as you are. Join them, expand your perspectives, build your stories and feel the vibe.


Choose from hundreds of vibe topics to get a personalized news feed (your Newsroom) full of the news you're interested in across US and World News, and get new trends in finance, health, business, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and much more. Your Newsroom includes content from a wide variety of news sources - Yahoo, Buzzfeed, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, among others.

Evolve the conversation by posting articles from around the web directly into the relevant vibe to spark a discussion.

Get personalized alerts to help you stay on top of the news and conversations that are relevant to you so you don't miss out.


Tap "Explore" to find the vibes that align with your passions and interests. The more vibes you follow, the more tailored the app will become to your interests.

Browse your Newsroom to read all the news that's important to you and debate and discuss with a passionate community. Don't forget to sign in using your Yahoo account to get the stories and conversations tailored to your interests.

News, Politics, Sports, Health and much more!
Follow the latest US and World news, including all the fun stuff in politics.
Go beyond the episodes on your favorite television shows, know what to see with the latest movies coverage and get the inside scoop on celebrity gossip.
Get the latest scores and news across the NFL, College Football, MLB, NHK, NBA, MLS, and more, from our award winning journalists.

Have feedback to make our app even better? Visit our forum at

What's New in Version 8.1.0

The Newsroom app is the best way to stay up to date on news that matters to you and the conversation it starts. We update it on a regular basis to make sure you're always up to speed.


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Customer Reviews

Terrible source for news, trashy tabloid

Wow, I can't believe this is being recommended as a replacement for Yahoo News Digest. They couldn't be more different!
YND was beautifully simple with 8 headlines that I could scan in a few seconds, or read further about each in 10 min, or read about the topic in depth over 30min. I loved the satisfying circle graphic after completing my 8 headlines and the reward of the quote. It was classy, simple, and the news stories were well-curated and well-written.
Newsroom on the other hand feels like a chaotic mess. All the headlines scream trashy tabloid and I'm honestly not sure if I'm looking at fake ad stories or real articles. They're all 'click-bait' and sensationalistic and after spending a few minutes trying to find some actual news, I got frustrated and overwhelmed by how messy it all felt. The few stories I did click on I felt myself getting dumber by the minute.
I'm not sure why Yahoo is shutting down YND but they should NOT be recommending this app as a replacement!
Will be deleting this app and I'll have to look elsewhere for my news.

No replacement for Yahoo News Digest

I am a nearly religious user of Yahoo News Digest and very sad to see it go in less than a week's time. What's worse is that this Yahoo Newsroom app I was told I should use instead sounds NOTHING like YND and the reviews back that up. The real irony is that when I went to download Newsroom, I found that I already had, at some point, downloaded it, tried it, deleted it, and forgotten all about it. It must have been pretty unimpressive for me to have no memory of it whatsoever. To be honest, if I wanted news "for the people, by the people" I would use the Reddit app or Facebook. But seriously, "people" are pretty unreliable (as some reviews of Newsroom seem to confirm). Come on, Yahoo--stop with the obvious mistakes! Keep YND going!! It is different from all the other news apps!! So sad to see it go!

Big miss

This is not a news service, it's a schoolyard fight. Yahoo prints a few stories and then 90% of the content is comprised of comments in which vicious words and abuse are encouraged. There is no forum for reporting vile and abusive language. It seems like Yahoo intended to create name calling between conservatives and liberals. To make it even worse they allow anonymous comments.
I think about how our individual language banks are shrinking; our adjectives are imprecise and ordinary. We've developed a kind of counterfeit communication which diminishes us all to its banality. We function as a society that does much of it's communication in writing and instead of getting better at it we merely state rather than illuminate. There is a desperate need for a Renaissance in decency. This app is pollution.

Newsroom - News that gets you talking
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
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  • Version: 8.1.0
  • Size: 120 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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